Clinical and Counseling Psychology


Study program Clinical and counseling psychology


Study programs:

  • Two-year study program (fourth and fifth year), 300 ECTS
  • One-year study program (fifth year), 300 ECTS

This study program is intended for students who have an interest in exploring and responding to the psychological needs of people through the assessment and treatment of their mental, emotional and behavioral problems.

The study program covers courses that help students acquire knowledge on improvement of mental health. In addition, they can choose institutions in North Macedonia to carry out internships, which contributes to improving their skills for facing the challenges of clinical and counseling work.

The aim of the study programs is to advance the students’ knowledge and skills through practical work and research in the field. Clinical and counseling psychology are the largest specialty areas in applied psychology. Their field of action is the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of maladaptive behavior or behavioral disorders.

Using the knowledge from this field contributes to improving the quality of life of individuals, groups and families, has a preventive impact on the mental health of individuals and the community. Therefore, the purpose of these studies is to prepare future professionals in this field to know how to contribute to the promotion of mental health and to provide psychological assistance to individuals, groups, families and society as a whole.

The study program was designed by following these principles:

  • integration of theory and practical work in the field of clinical and counseling psychology,
  • adapting the studies to the individual needs of the candidates through various elective courses,
  • learning through the direct application of the acquired knowledge during the studies provided through mentoring and clinical practice,
  • following the newest trends and discoveries in the modern clinical and counseling psychology and related fields through scientific and professional literature.

The duration of the studies is one year (60 credits) or two years (120 credits). Students who have acquired 180 credits are eligible to enroll at two-year studies (3+2), while students who have acquired 240 credits are eligible to enroll at one-year studies.



Study program for two – year studies (fourth plus fifth year)


Study program: Clinical and counseling psychology
Faculty: Faculty of psychology
Degree: Master’s degree / graduate / second cycle
Location: Sveti Nikole or Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia
Duration of study: 2 years (4 semesters)
Condition: have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 180 ECTS
Courses: 17
ECTS of the program: 120
ECTS after completion: 300
Awarded degree: Master of Science – Module: Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Tuition fee per year for international students: EUR 3030


This is a two-year second-cycle study program (120 ECTS), and only students who have graduated with at least 180 ECTS can be enrolled. In the timeframe of the two – year study program, the students have to pass 17 courses.

There are compulsory and elective courses in each semester. When there are two elective courses in a semester the student chooses only one, and when there are three elective courses, the student chooses two. Additionally, the study program includes practical classes, preparation of a master’s thesis, and finally the defense of a master’s thesis.

Upon completing the studies and the defense of the master’s thesis, the student is awarded with a Мaster of Science degree – module: Clinical and Counseling Psychology.


Faculty of psychology
Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Master of Science – Module: Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Two-year study program (3+2)
7  SEMESTER 
COURSE REQ./ELE. ECTS WORKLOAD
1 Promoting Mental Health in Community Required 6 180
2 Defectological diagnostics and rehabilitation of children with atypical development Required 6 180
3 Crises in the developmental stages Required 6 180
4 Violence in close relationships Required 6 180
5 Adult Education Elective 6 180
6 Social Protection in the Republic of North Macedonia Elective 6 180
 8 SEMESTER
COURSE REQ./ELE. ECTS WORKLOAD
7 Personality assessment and psychopathological deviations Required 6 180
8 Psychology of aggressive behavior Required 6 180
9 Mental Hygiene Required 6 180
10 Psychosocial work with children and youth with delinquent behavior Elective 6 180
11 Professional psychodiagnostics Elective 6 180
12 Social skills in interpersonal relationships Elective 6 180
 9 SEMESTER
COURSE REQ./ELE. ECTS WORKLOAD
1 Mental disorders, etiology and diagnostics Required 6 180
2 Psychological Interventions and Treatments Required 6 180
3 Psychology of health and disease Required 6 180
4 Basics of psychotherapy Required 6 180
5 Psychological counseling Elective 6 180
6 Educational management Elective 6 180
10 SEMESTER
COURSE REQ./ELE. ECTS WORKLOAD
7 Methodology of scientific research with fundamentals of statistics Required 6 180
8 Master’s thesis Required 24 720

 


One-year study program (fifth year)


Study program: Clinical and counseling psychology
Faculty: Faculty of psychology
Degree: Master’s degree / graduate / second cycle
Location: Sveti Nikole or Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia
Duration of study: 1 year (2 semesters)
Condition: have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 240 ECTS
Courses: 7
ECTS of the program: 60
ECTS after completion: 300
Awarded degree: Master of Science – Module: Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Tuition fee per year for international students: EUR 3030


This is a one-year second-cycle study program and only students who have graduated with at least 240 ECTS can be enrolled. In the time frame of the one – year study program the students are obliged to pass 6 courses.

There are compulsory and elective courses in each semester. When there are two elective courses in a semester the student chooses only one, and when there are three elective courses, the student chooses two. Additionally, the teaching includes practical classes, preparation of a master’s thesis, and finally the defense of a master’s thesis.

Upon completing the studies and the defense of the master’s thesis, the student is awarded with a Мaster of Science degree – module: Clinical and Counseling Psychology.


Faculty of psychology
Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Master of Science – Module: Clinical and Counseling Psychology
One-year study program (4+1)
 9 SEMESTER
COURSE REQ./ELE. ECTS WORKLOAD
1 Mental disorders, etiology and diagnostics Required 6 180
2 Psychological Interventions and Treatments Required 6 180
3 Psychology of health and disease Required 6 180
4 Basics of psychotherapy Elective 6 180
5 Psychological counseling Elective 6 180
6 Educational management Elective 6 180
 10 SEMESTER
COURSE REQ./ELE. ECTS WORKLOAD
7 Methodology of scientific research with fundamentals of statistics Required 6 180
8 Master’s thesis Required 24 720

 


Enrollment requirements


We can only enroll students who have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 240 ECTS for the one-year study program, or 180 ECTS for the two-year study program.

The students should prepare all of the required documents, which depend on the country they come from. The international students may need to submit their Bachelor’s degree certificates for nostrification at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of North Macedonia. This should be done at least a month before applying for enrollment at our university.

The admissions process does not include entrance exams at the graduate level.


Required documents for international student


When applying for admission to second cycle, candidates should submit the following documents:

For international students additional documents might be necessary. Documents for applications can be submitted at the International Slavic University “G. R. Derzavin” in Sveti Nikole, at the following address “Marshal Tito” No. 77 , and Bitola at the following address “Novachki pat” No. 16.


Tuition fees


The tuition fee per year for international students is EUR 3030. International students pay the whole amount of the yearly tuition fee at the beginning of each academic year.


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